Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 24th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2021
Length: 3 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Introduced on Jul 20, 2021
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 20, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
15 Cosponsors (15 Republicans)
Jul 20, 2021
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H.Res. 540 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 540. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
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Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the motivations of the members of the Texas Legislature who have fled to the Nation’s capital from Texas and urging the Sergeant at Arms of the House, the United States Capitol Police, and Department of Justice to cooperate with the Texas Department of Public Safety in their efforts to return these members to Texas, H.R. Res. 540, 117th Cong. (2021).
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